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BUTTER BOOSTS PRODUCT APPEAL

Butter is a contender for the flavour of the month … or maybe even flavour of the year! In the past 12 months, increased retail butter sales have reflected a market attracted to the traditional dairy product’s natural characteristics, superior taste and cooking functionality. Retail sales increased 1.9% by volume to 26,360 tonnes, while total […]

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON NITRITE

Nitrite/Nitrate has long been used to colour and flavour meats and inhibit the growth of pathogenic bacteria. However, there remains confusion with many people under the impression these compounds are harmful and can cause cancer. Earlee Products managing director Bob Hamilton, points out that although Nitrate is still required to provide a ‘Nitrite halo’ in […]